Sunday, July 15, 2012

Dennielle M. Downes Joins Naples office of GrayRobinson, P.A

Dennielle M. Downes
NAPLES, FL – July 9, 2012 – Dennielle M. Downes has joined the Naples office of GrayRobinson, P.A. as an associate in the firm’s wealth transfer practice. Downes brings more than eight years of experience in wealth management, estate planning, and trust administration to the team.

“Dennielle’s extensive background in trusts and wealth management, and strong Naples roots, makes her an extremely valuable asset to our clients and our firm,” said GrayRobinson President Byrd F. “Biff” Marshall, Jr. “As we continue to expand our firm’s presence in Southwest Florida, she joins the team at an exciting time.”

Since 2006, Downes served as vice president and senior trust officer for the local branch of U.S. Trust, Bank of America’s private wealth management group, where she was responsible for administering a large group high net worth relationships , and engaged in complex estate planning techniques with existing and prospective clients. 

She is also an active member of the Naples community. Downes participates on the Annual Budget Review Committee for the United Way of Collier County, and serves as a director for both the Collier County Women’s Bar Association and the Care Club of Collier County. She is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Naples, and holds membership to the Florida Bar and New York State Bar Associations.

Downes earned her Master’s of Laws (LL.M.) in taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, and her juris doctor from the University of Miami School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. She received her undergraduate degree from Smith College.


About GrayRobinson, P.A.
Founded in 1970, GrayRobinson is a full-service law firm providing legal assistance across the state of Florida. With more than 250 attorneys and 10 offices from Tallahassee to Key West, GrayRobinson proudly provides legal assistance for Fortune 500 companies, emerging businesses, lending institutions, local and state governments, developers, entrepreneurs and individuals. Throughout the years, GrayRobinson has continued to stay ahead of the curve with a firm commitment to creativity and innovation. For more information, visit


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